Alarming Antibody Evasion Properties of Rising Omicron Variants – BQ and XBB

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Omicron variants BQ.1, BQ.1.1, and XBB have continued to increase in numbers across the globe, especially in the United States and across Europe. A new study in pre-print has found significant evasion properties of these variants from mRNA vaccination, the bivalent booster, and previous infection. Check out the video for a deeper dive into what exactly the data might mean and what we can learn from it!


***More videos on Omicron variants linked below!!!

Omicron Variant Termed Nightmare Variant – XBB (XBB.1, XBB.2, XBB.3) Reinfection, Severity, Immunity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMxtq…

BN.1 Omicron Variant – Cases, Lineage, Mutations, Treatments, Reinfection, Symptoms, And Severity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Np-D…

COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase PLUS Omicron XBB “Nightmare Variant” Reinfection And Vaccination https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_pU1…

Update- Omicron Variants BQ.1, BQ.1.1, Cases, Deaths – Flu Cases, 4 Types Of Influenza Virus, Naming https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUhPl…

Link To Study: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.11…

Singapore Health Ministry: https://www.moh.gov.sg/covid-19/stati…

COVID Variant Tracker: https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-trac…

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